Solid Mechanics and Nuclear Engineering Research Manager

Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
£42,418 - £47,722
25 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Solid Mechanics and Nuclear Engineering Research Manager 

Job number  SUPP103518 
Division/School  Engineering Faculty Office 
Contract type  Fixed term contract staff 
Working pattern  Full time 
Salary  £42,418 - £47,722 
Closing date for applications  17-Oct-2017 

An exciting role has become available to support the vibrant nuclear energy research community within the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Bristol.
The role involves working closely within the Solid Mechanics Research Group (SMRG) within the Queen’s School of Engineering and the South West Nuclear Hub, an interdisciplinary Hub for nuclear energy related research and teaching operating across the Faculties of Science and Engineering.
Working within the SMRG, the role will involve management, including contractual and financial matters, relating to a multi-contract programme of research and impact-acceleration projects as well as support for the lead academic in managing the team and identifying and developing opportunities for future grants and industry-funded projects.
The role will also involve supporting the strategic nuclear engineering research theme by helping to coordinate and promote nuclear energy activities across the Faculty of Engineering, supported by the newly established South West Nuclear Hub.
The role will be part of the Industrial Liaison Office, connecting to a support network of project managers and other professional staff in similar roles. The opportunity suits an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual keen to work within a fast-paced, demanding and high-profile area of engineering research.
This post is being offered on a full time, fixed term contract with funding for up to 12 months in the first instance. All requests for part time work will be considered.
Informal enquiries about this position can be made to: Jamie Townes, South West Nuclear Hub Industry Engagement ( and Professor David Knowles, Professor of Nuclear Engineering and South West Nuclear Hub Engineering Director (
The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities. 

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